Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a public research university based in Nottingham, England. Although it was established as a new university in 1992, the Nottingham Government School of Design, which still exists today within the university, began operations in 1843. With 35,785 students studying on 5 distinct campuses, it is the sixth-largest university in the UK.
With 94% of students continuing on to full-time employment or higher study within six months of graduating their course, Nottingham Trent University was cited by ‘The Guardian’ as “one of the top destinations in the UK for graduate employment.” In the UK Teaching Excellence Framework for June 2017, the university received a gold ranking. The Guardian named Nottingham Trent University the 2019 University of the Year and has placed it at number 62 in the UK in 2023. Nottingham Trent University received a Bronze Athena SWAN Award in 2019 for its efforts to enhance gender equality.
With just over 35,000 students, they have a large international student population of 4,000 students from more than 120 countries around the globe.
NTU is composed of eight academic schools which hold their large choice of undergraduate and postgraduate courses:
- School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences
- School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
- School of Art & Design
- School of Arts and Humanities
- Nottingham Business School
- Nottingham Law School
- School of Science and Technology
- School of Social Sciences